Credit card fraud prevention

Theft, the most obvious form of credit card fraud, can happen in a variety of ways, from low tech dumpster diving to high tech hacking. A thief might go through the trash to find discarded billing statements and then use your account information to buy things. A retail or bank…
Read more...

There is such a thing as a free lunch, at Ida Rupp

Mondays in March from 1-3 p.m. Ida Rupp Public Library will present a series titled “Get the Facts about Financial Fitness”. The presentations, made possible through a grant received by Ida Rupp Public Library provided by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the American Library Association, will be offered free…
Read more...

Oak Harbor DECA are District Champs

On Feb. 4, Oak Harbor DECA members competed at Bowling Green State University in the DECA District 2 Competitions. A total of 38 students represented Oak Harbor DECA and all received awards in their respective contests. The chapter also placed first overall in the District Chapter of Year event. This…
Read more...

Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

“Look Beyond” is the theme for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2013. Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities and other related organizations celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March, and invite you to consider the true meaning of this year’s theme, “Look Beyond.”
Read more...

Cadigan names Coroner’s staff

Dan Cadigan, M.D., Ottawa County Coroner, has announced the staffing of the Ottawa County Coroner’s Office. David Bodie, M.D., will be Deputy Coroner for Ottawa County. Dr. Bodie is a native of Port Clinton and is presently a Family Practice Physician at Port Clinton Medical Associates. As Deputy Coroner, Dr…
Read more...

Rep. Latta visits The Beacon

On Friday U.S. Representative Robert Latta, whose 5th district includes parts of western Ottawa County, visited The Beacon’s office in Port Clinton. Rep. Latta talked about the four issues that he most commonly hears about from his constituents. They are: regulatory issues, health care, taxes and energy. Latta serves on…
Read more...

Marblehead K of C donates to Danbury Food Pantry

The St. Joseph/Marblehead Knights of Columbus raised $1000 for the Danbury Food Pantry with their Clambake fundraiser that was held last October. Standing in the background are members of Council 12224. Standing in the front row (left to right) are St. Joe K of C Chaplin Fr. Dan Ring &…
Read more...